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Idaho Legal Assistance for Victims Initiative

The Idaho Legal Assistance for Victims Initiative provides comprehensive legal services for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, relationship abuse, and stalking through the University of Idaho, College of Law Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Clinical Program, Idaho Legal Aid Services, the Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program, and the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence.

Individuals are connected with legal service providers through referral from community-based domestic violence/sexual assault programs. Participation with a community-based program is never a requirement for services.


Idaho Network to End Domestic Violence & Sex Trafficking
Against Immigrants and Refugees

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The Network was formed in 2005 with the mission to bring diverse groups together to reduce and eliminate domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking against immigrants and refugees. The Network’s goals are to:

    • identify region-wide and regional resources;
    • strengthen access to region-wide and regional resources;
    • establish infrastructure to enhance services; and to
    • create a unified voice against domestic violence and human trafficking.

Today, the Network has more than eighty members including representatives from immigration service providers, U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Attorney General’s Office, domestic violence and sexual assault service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, advocacy organizations, and attorneys.

The Network meets on the first Wednesday of every other month at 10:00 AM MT. For more information please email at kelly@engagingvoices.org.

To learn about rights of Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence: VAWA Self-Petition Process for Permanent Residency click here or the VAWA Self-Petition Process for Permanent Residency in Spanish click here.


Building Capacity of Legal Systems

The Idaho Legal Assistance for Victims Project seeks to change the way legal services are provided statewide by engaging and educating pro-bono attorneys, judges, and allied professionals through the facilitation of regular trainings on the various issues that may need to be addressed by a victim’s attorney including but not limited to family law, immigration, housing, employment, consumer, public entitlements, and/or disability law.

The Project offers:

  • Trainings for private and public sector attorneys, judiciary, and other on issues related to domestic violence, relationship abuse, sexual assault, and stalking.
  • Technical assistance for attorneys and victim service providers on the law and legal issues related to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Capacity Building Trainings

  • To learn more, contact Kelly Miller at

Find Help

  • Idaho Legal Aid Services Domestic Violence Legal AdviceLine 1-877-500-2980
  • Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program 1-800-221-3295
  • University of Idaho College of Law Domestic Violence and
    Sexual Assault Clinic 1-208-885-6541
  • Idaho Teen Dating Abuse & Sexual Assault Legal Chatline –
    1-855-256-1970 or text 1-208-908-2357